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Adding Field Entry Window With Key Fields from a Grid

Jeff asked 4 months ago
Hi,
I’m adding an Extender field entry window to the payroll transaction entry window in GP2016. Some of the key fields for the window are in the transaction grid, though. It works perfectly when I bring up the field entry window for the most recently entered record in the grid, but I want to be able to go back and add data for previous records.
Is there a way to improve this so the window’s key fields are chosen from the current row in the grid?
Answers
Patrick Roth Staff answered 4 months ago
When you go to choose your Key Fields, on the Key Field Lookup window there is a blue droplist that defaults to the window that your Extender window destination is.  So in my case that is Purchase Order Entry and thus i see fields from Purchase Order Entry.
But if i want my extender window to be on the Line_Scroll window (the grid name in po entry) you can click the drop list and change the “View” to be Line_Scroll or whatever it is that the grid window is called in your payroll window.
Now the key fields would be partly from the main window and  partly from the scrolling window as you desire.
Jeff answered 4 months ago
Fantastic! I missed that in the Key Fields window. Thank you very much!

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